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  • Award: $25000
  • Deadline: 20th Dec 2021
  • Challenge type: Theoretical IP Transfer

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Designing an Integrated Cooling Solution for Photovoltaic Installations


Availability of solar radiation across the year is the primary factor that determines suitability for installation of large scale photovoltaic (PV) systems at a given location. However, the abundance of solar radiation comes with the added challenge of increased temperature (both ambient and PV module) resulting in an overall drop in the operational efficiency of the system. Additional measures are necessary to mitigate the negative impact of increased temperature. Hence, the Seeker is interested in obtaining innovative cooling solutions for PV installations.

The Seeker is looking for integrated cooling solutions that will work seamlessly with the existing PV system configuration installed in desert conditions.

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